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the 15-year-old was driving when he was shot on sunset boulevard. investigators marked each of the several bullet holes that hit the white pontiac. the 16-year-old passenger wasn't armed but the young man behind the wheel was pronounced dead at zuckerberg san francisco general hospital where family members gathered outside the emergency department. >> any time that a minor is killed or harmed from gun violence it's terrible. >> reporter: residents aren't used to seeing this level of gun violence in their neighborhood. saint ignatius college prep is four blocks away and the administrators put the school on lockout during the shooting, parents were alerted by e-mail. >> what was your reaction to that? >> concerned because i know what things can happen, it doesn't matter what neighborhood, it can happen anywhere. the motive is unclear. investigators hope witness account and possible security video in the area can help bring in leads. >> there was talk of a mention
of a vehicle in the area at that time so at this time we're trying to see if there's anything related. >> a shooter remains at large. in san francisco, lillian kim abc 7 news. investigators are trying to determine what caused through a fire that broke out in a homeless encampment. a viewer snapped photos of the damage. several tents and people's personal possessions were destroyed. no one was hurt. happening today, state assembly helps are holding a hearing to discuss the recent audit of the university of california after the discovery of a very large secret fund. the state auditor found uc's president's office failed to disclose $175 million held in a special fund. lawmakers are calling for a reversal of a recent tuition hike and more oversight over the system's finances. uber is planning to sue san francisco in a move to protect its drivers. the cron kuala lum "chronicle"
yesterday. uber says the city would post driver's home on the city's public web site. uber says they want the drivers to know they are required to guess business licenses. deputies believe richard medina tied bed sheets and climbed over a fence yesterday. he was discovered missing from the north county detention facility in santa rosa. police tracked him to windsor, his hometown. he was scheduled to be released in september. investigators are trying to understand why a university of texas student stabbed four other students. you see here 21-year-old kend c kendrics white after he surrendered to police yesterday. police say white walked up to four students and attacked them with pa hunting knife about a block from school. a 19-year-old freshman died. three other victims are expected to recover. this morning, the white house is down playing a comment by president trump that he's open to meeting with north korea's kim jong-un.
the president says he would be honored to do it under the right circumstances. the comment marks the departure from the hard-line stance the president has had against north korea in recent weeks. the administration has raised the possibility of a preemptive strike if the north conduct another nuclear test. >> the president says he is open to raising the federal gasoline tax to help fix america's crumbling roads. right now, the tax is 18.4 cents a gallon for regular, 24.4 cents for diesel. it hasn't changed since 1993. no word how much of a hike the president might consider. transportation officials say one-third of all urban roads are in poor condition. happening today, and this is quite interesting -- benicia will vote on whether residents can keep mini pigs as pets. if the ordnance passes the, rules for owning mini pigs would be similar to owning a dog. they have to be leashed in public, if you have to pick up their waste, the pigs must be licensed and wear a dog tag and be neutered or spayed. >> when is a mini pig not a mini
pig, these look enormous. >> it's interesting you should bring that up. the part of the ordnance causing a stink with local experts is the weight limit of 100 pounds. that i say that's unrealistic because even mini pigs can be up to 300 pounds. >> so cute. >> is there a demand for mini pigs? >> i think there is. tea cup pig lets. google it. head coach steve kerr may miss the rest of the post-season as he continues to undergo testing at stanford. doctors are trying to stop the debilitating headaches he's faced for two years. there is no time for his return. the jazz are coming off a win on the road in l.a. the warriors have had a week of rest and hope to start out hot. tipoff at 7:30 at oracle arena. >> dub nation, a reminder that we want to see how you are supporting the warriors throughout the playoff run. share your photos and videos using the hashtag "dubs on 7." you might see your picture on the air.
if you live in the east bay you may be happy to go to oracle for the air conditioning today. i'll have the forecast. going into the game and coming out of the game in 20 minutes. let's look at what's going on. walnut creek, one of the areas that will get to 90. maybe your pool is open. that would be a good place to go after work or school. just watch out for that burning sunshine. exercising, make sure you and your pets have plenty of water today. if you're at our beaches, that's still going to be cool there because of the sea breeze. look at these temperatures. warmer than yesterday, up to 16 degrees warmer. where does that put us? we'll start in our cool spots. we're in 59 to 64 throughout the san ramon valley. it never cooled off there. let's look at the rest of our neighborhoods. low to mid-60s around the bay, novato at 70. san francisco 58, pacifica 53. next three days, look at that. oh, we're going to push some near record heat. thursday we're going to see a cooling trend as the marine
layer comes back but it's nothing like the cold weather and chance of showers we have coming this weekend. your accuweather seven-day forecast next. here's alexis. >> so far so good for the tuesday-morning commute. we are looking at a quiet start here. i want to take you out to the central valley on our traffic maps. the only spot we're starting to fill in so far today. so westbound 205 to 580 approaching altamont pass to 39. 30 miles an hour. it is stop-and-go but there are no blocking issues, that's just the normal volume filling in. a quick look at the richmond side of the richmond san rafael bridge. one vehicle coming across westbound 580 so you'll have the roadway to yourself. a mass transit note for this weekend. more about that next. >> thanks, alexis. imagine you're out for a hike when suddenly you feel a sharp burst of pain. the encounter that turned a man's hiking trip into a life-or-death struggle. and it's one of san francisco's deadliest intersections. the actions taken today to make octavia and market streets safer. and a warning about your
strike the guild represents 13,000 members and was set to strike at midnight. writers were pushing for higher wages, better residuals and contributions to union health plan. the last writer strike was in 2007 and that lasted 100 days. reggie, back to you. >> tv is safe. thank you, jessica has been. ing today, a vote that could make it safer to ride bikes in one of san francisco's most crash-phone areas. it's part of the upper market street safety project. the sfmta will vote on improves between octavia and castro. that would include protected bike lanes and upgraded painted safety zones. a hiker is recovering after a rattlesnake bit him yesterday afternoon at mission peak in free month. paramedics rushed to get him attention while trying to find a hospital that stocks anti-venom. katie utehs has the story. >> stairry. >> reporter: warm sunshine is drawing out hikers and rattlesnakes in east bay regional parks. >> it's a popular place.
a lot of people come here. >> reporter: around 1:40, a rattlesnake bit a man while he hiked with his fanly on the trail. fortunately, a chp helicopter was nearby. >> he had a swollen hand and was in pretty is veer pain. >> reporter: fremont fire called area hospitals looking for anti-venom while the chp paramedics treated the victim. >> since anti-venom is rare and not stocked in every hospital, it's important to get him to the proper facility in a short period of time so there isn't tissue damage. >> really lucky. no wonder there was a helicopter all the time we were going up there. >> reporter: here's a a younger pacific rattlesnake. there are have been six sightings within the past week, include the victim and a dog that was bitten. in fremont, katie utehs, abc 7 news. . berkeley police are asking for your help to find a
independent a stabbing that happened near john hinkel park on saturday. the suspect is described as an adult white male in his 30s with sandy colored air and several days of facial hair growth wearing light-colored clothing and a black backpack. the victim is recovering. the raiders are taking another step in their move to las vegas. the team closed escrow on 62 acres of land for a new stadium and it's next to the mandalay bay resort and reportedly costs $77.5 million. the stadium will cost another $1.7 billion. the raiders are expected to open the new stadium in time for the 2020 nfl season but the team may make the move to nevada by 2019 if a lease extension falls through. nfl owners approved the raiders' moved to las vegas in march. the trump administration is rolling back nutritional standards for federally subsidized school meals. under the new rules, schools won't have to cut the salt in kids' meals, they can bring back
white bread and chocolate milk. former first lady michelle obama pushed hard for her healthy eating initiative. some schools complained the standards were too restrictive. they argue it's hard to make foods that are high enough in whole grains and low enough in society dwladium that kids will. public health advocates are criticizing the rollbacks. the sierra snow pack is nearly double its normal levels. the snow pack is at 190% of normal and that's the most since 1998. this drone video, just beautiful, from earlier in the season. the snow pack measurement is important because it accounts for about 30% of our state's water supply. the 83 degrees, is that what you said in san francisco? that's stunning. >> it is warm, isn't it? the record is 88 so it won't be a record there. i'm compiling a list of record highs. san jose is one of those that you'll be within about three degrees of a record high today
is, there's a possibility of record warmth tomorrow. cooler this weekend and quite breezy and a slight chance of showers, especially across the north bay. here's our storm track. look how far to the north is. high pressure just man spreading, if you will, across the eastern pacific and pushing everything away from us. >> what did you just say? >> yeah, i did it, i said that. yes, i said it. high pressure is man spreading. 89 in san jose today, 90 in gilroy and los gatos, thanks for playing along and laughing. 90 in redwood city, that's close to a record high. not as warm along the coast, we have that predominantly northwest wind that comes off that 50-degree water. you can see micro climates in san francisco from 73 in the sunset to 83 downtown. 81 in sausalito, 90 in san rafael would tie a record. napa would be close to a record high.
88 in free month. orinda and castro valley 88 to 90. the record today in livermore is about 95 so we're within two degrees of that. marine layer starts to return tonight. see those clouds along the coast? that's a signal that will cooling will take place tomorrow. especially along the coast and a little bit of the bay, especially around san francisco and oakland while we're still hot inland. the cooling reaches inland thursday and by saturday that's when we're 15 to 25 degrees cooler with that slight chance of rain and it will be windy that day. it feel l feel so much different then. >> someone who doesn't have ac and i'm in the east bay, i'm not mad at that. here's golden gate bridge, we're wide open. looks like the zipper trucks have been through so you should haven't issues volume wise on the southbound side. a quick check of mass transit. nothing going on. all of the mass transit agencies are looking good.
it was tough with the marches and demonstrations. today not seeing those issues but we're looking ahead to this weekend. remember that track work with bart that we were supposed to have this past weekend? it got moved to this coming weekend so may 6 and 7 no train service between fruitvale and lake merritt station. they will have a from abuse bridge provided but that could add 20 to 40 minutes to your trip. keep that in mind. >> thanks, alexis. for the first time, the government is saying a hoverboard sparked a fire that dead to deaths. >> the consumer product safety commission has evidence a lazy board was involved in the fire in pennsylvania in march. that fire killed two young girls. the commission is urging everyone to immediately stop riding or charging the hoverboards. more than 3,000 of the layz boards were imported into the u.s. the agency is investigating more than 100 fires related to hoverboards manufactured by a variety of other companies. explosions from a transformer fire rocked toronto's financial district. look at this.
police were forced to shut down a section of the downtown area during yesterday's afternoon commute. you can see smoke billowing up from the subway grates. firefighters say a fire in an underground electrical vault caused the explosions. no one got hurt. crews say water, deteriorating connections or aging transformers have caused similar fires in the past. happening today, a familiar face outside san francisco's sir francis drake hotel will celebrate 40 years on the job. >> taxi, taxi. this is tom sweeney and he has been a doorman at that hotel since 1987. it started as a summer job but he was having so much fun he decided to turn it into a career. even now he still finds joy and even perhaps the more tedious parts of his job. >> the most-asked question in 40 years is "where does the cable car stop?" like 25,000 times a year that happens. the second-most asked question is "where's fisherman's worth"
15,000 times a year and the third is "where's an atm machine?" that's 5,000 times a year. >> reporter: you don't get tired of answering it? >> no, it's always from a different person. >> such a cutie. he's been in soap operas, he's tackled a robber in his beef eater outfit. mayor ed lee declared sweeney day in his honor. >> congratulations, tom, if he ran beta breakers and i was worried about him being hot, he'll be just fine. there's a new reason to keep close tabs on your credit card bill, the tiny charges you might overlook that signal a major threat. and more potential good news for women who regularly take low-dose aspirin. the added health benefit it may give you. they're calling it the oscars of the east coast. >> oh, no. >> what is that she's wearing. the attention-grabbing fashions that had all of us talking, i'm sure, a lot of you from the met gala, but first tech bites. a warning about that ten
concerts craze on facebook. >> security experts say hackers are watching your answers even more closely than your friends are because first concert is a question many people use for security questions. >> and experts say you should also set those posts to private instead of public. our abc tech guru has explored the best ways to fix your cracked smartphone screen. >> the mall kiosk is the fastest and most expensive while the mom-and-pop shop is quick and cheap. there's also the maker likeappl more reliable and the do-it-yourself option gets a thumb's down. siri to the rescue. three guys off the florida coast's boast took on water. >> their fingers were too wet and cold to dial 911. they told siri who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear.
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congratulations. working on the warriors forecast. the game starts at 7:30. it will be 77 degrees outside. as you drop down to end the game it will be about 68. average length is about two and a half hours so from 7:30 to 10:00 it will drop about 11 degrees or so. maybe nine degrees. but it will be mild tonight. step nurse the 60s once again. working on much cooler weather in the seven day forecast. that's up next. and things are looking great for the commute. quick check of the bay bridge toll plaza. we have 30 minutes before they flip the metering lights on. so far we've seen only a little bit of a lineup on the left-hand side so if you are paying cash looks like the right-hand side is the way to go. drive time looking good. southbound 680, highway 4 to walnut creek six minutes. westbound 24 walnut creek to highway 13 eight minutes and our only slow spot this morning, westbound 580 tracy to dublin in
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the safest energy company in the nation. good tuesday morning. let me be the first to ask you -- is it hot enough for you yet? alexis told me yes. the bay area went from non-stop rain to non-stop heat. this is the santa cruz beach. it's about to get hotter today and tomorrow. >> who doesn't have air conditioning? looks like we're coming over to mike's and natasha's. >> we'll host you. >> you're closer to i am than everybody else so pack your bags. you're coming to see me. we have heat out there and it's stuffny in some areas, especially places like a